American farmers may plant more corn this summer than they have in years, but China's announcement could drive down prices.
An Associated Press report says there could be a shortage of canned pumpkin after a large amount of rain hit the Midwest this summer.
So far, 41 percent of the state's soybean crop has been harvested, up from 17 percent at this time a year ago.
Farmers in 88 counties will be able to request low-interest loans to make up for crop losses that occurred due to heavy rainfall.
Agricultural experts are expected to predict a poor harvest this year because of near-record rainfall in June and July.
INDOT says a stretch of I-69 will be complete by the end of 2015; the Hoosier State Rail Line is secure for two years. Read more in our morning roundup.
The state is requesting a secretarial disaster declaration for 53 of its 92 counties where recent flooding and heavy rains have caused crop damages.
Agricultural economists say corn farmers could see a 12-percent drop in their revenue from last year.
The first in a three-part series on the dangers of pesticide drift reports on how misplaced pest-control chemicals can encroach on people's livelihoods.
Too much rain can cause fungi and disease to grow on certain crops.